[Asis-l] Dean, College of Communication & Information; Knoxville, TN, USA

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Dean, College of Communication and Information
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

The University of Tennessee invites applications and nominations for the
position of Dean of the College of Communication and Information. The
University of Tennessee, Knoxville comprising thirteen colleges, is the
state=s land grant and flagship research institution and is classified by
the Carnegie Foundation as research extensive. The College of
Communication and Information consists of four schools B the School of
Advertising and Public Relations, the School of Communication Studies, the
School of Information Sciences, and the School of Journalism and
Electronic Media. The College offers bachelor=s, master=s, and Ph.D.
degrees in a variety of disciplines. It includes 46 tenured/tenure-track
faculty, 1,500 undergraduate, and 350 graduate students.  Salary is highly
competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

$	Foster curricular, teaching, and research excellence for all areas of
the College.
$	Plan, direct and coordinate the College=s operational, personnel, and
budgetary policies and procedures
$	Actively develop and support faculty
$	Enhance the College=s position as an international center of excellence
$	Provide leadership in recruiting high quality students
$	Advance external funding through fundraising and grants programs
$	Provide leadership in all aspects of diversity
$	Develop and sustain strong relationships with relevant academic, public,
and business communities

Required Qualifications:
$	Earned Ph.D. or appropriate terminal degree in a relevant field or
fields of study
$	Distinguished record of visionary and innovative leadership
$	Distinguished record of scholarly or creative achievement, teaching, and
professional accomplishments, preferably in a research university,
appropriate for appointment as a tenured full professor in the College
$	Demonstrated appreciation of the interdisciplinary nature of
communication and information sciences and the specific
disciplines/sub-disciplines represented by the College
$	A record of progressively more responsible administrative experience.
$	Demonstrated experience in strategic planning development and
$	Demonstrated commitment to diversity in all areas of academic life
$	Strong ability to nurture and sustain collaborative working
relationships with faculty, students, staff, deans, administrators, and
all internal and external constituencies.
$	Demonstrated experience in planning and executing successful fundraising

Desired Qualifications:
$	Experience with outreach and distance education programs
$	Demonstrated professional experience

Knoxville, Tennessee is a thriving, diverse, urban community with numerous
intellectual, cultural, and outdoor recreational opportunities.  Located
along the Tennessee River and near the Great Smoky Mountains National
Park, the metropolitan area offers a beautiful natural environment in a
mild climate with four distinct seasons.  The cost of living is among the
nation=s most affordable.  Knoxville, and nearby Oak Ridge, support an
opera company, symphony, jazz, and an art museum, and serve as the medical
center for East Tennessee.  For further information about the College of
Communication and Information, explore the website at www.cci.utk.edu

Application Procedure:
Applications and references should be sent both in hard copy and
electronic form (on a disk or as an email attachment) to the address given
below.  Applications should include:
$	A letter of interest addressing the qualifications
$	A comprehensive curriculum vitae
$	The names and contact information (addresses, phone numbers, e-mail
addresses) of five (5) references

Dr. Joan L. Creasia, Chair, Search Committee, The University of Tennessee
College of Nursing, 1200 Volunteer Boulevard, Knoxville, TN 37996-4180,
Phone: (865) 974-7583, Fax: (865) 974-3569, Email: jcreasia at utk.edu

The search committee will begin reviewing applications on November 1,
2004.  The search will remain open until the position is filled.

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section
504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of education and employment
programs and services.

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